South West Maluku Wetar Island-Telaga Tilu Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Maluku National Parks with 0 Comments

South West Moluccas

Wetar Island-Telaga Tilu Nature Reserve

Latitude : 7 49 48 S Logitude : 126 15 0 E
Altitude : 0 to 1500 metres
Area : 0 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
Sandy beaches, sea cliffs and a small lake called Telaga Tilu. The lowlands of Wetar are for the largest part convered to savannah (original vegetation was monsoon forest). Local people live from agriculture. The area is rich in wildlife and waterbirds.
Site Location
Pulau Wetar is located on extreme western part of Maluku Tenggara.

List of Birds (21 species)
pecies Red Data Book Cites
Alcedo azurea
Anas gibberifrons
Anhinga novaehollandiae
Ardea sumatrana Lower Risk
Butorides striatus
Calidris ferruginea
Charadrius mongolus
Egretta alba
Egretta garzetta
Esacus magnirostris
Fregata ariel
Fregata minor
Halcyon chloris
Halcyon sancta
Haliastur indus App II
Limosa lapponica
Limosa limosa
Numenius madagascariensis Lower Risk
Pelecanus conspicillatus
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos
Tringa glareola

List of Mammals (6 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Cervus timorensis
Mus musculus
Phalanger orientalis App II
Rhinolophus euryotis
Suncus murinus
Sus scrofa

List of Fish (6 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Anguilla marmorata
Awaous melanocephalus
Cestraeus goldiei
Kuhlia rupestris
Lutjanus fuscescens
Sicyopterus ouwensi

List of Reptiles (5 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Chelonia mydas Endengered App I
Cylindrophis sp.
Draco sp.
Mabuya sp.
Varanus indicus App II

List of Vegetations (3 species)
Species Red Data Book Cites
Barringtonia sp.
Calophyllum inophyllum
Pandanus sp.

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